Pavithra Kumar

School of Health and Related Research

Research Assistant

p.kumar@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 0858

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Pavithra Kumar
School of Health and Related Research
Room 2.15
The Innovation Centre
217 Portobello
Sheffield
S1 4DP
Profile

I joined the Clinical Trials Research Unit in January 2020 as a Research Assistant. I am currently working on the COMMEND trial, and assisting with I-Socialise and Endometrial Scratch trials. Prior to joining the CTRU, I completed a BSc (Hons) in Psychology Applied (2018) at Heriot-Watt University, and an MSc in Applied Clinical Psychology (2019) at the University of Bath. Before joining the CTRU, I worked as an Assistant Psychologist on a drug trial for the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease (Generation study) within the Ageing Epidemiology Research unit at Imperial College London.

Qualifications
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (Applied)
  • MSc Applied Clinical Psychology
Research interests
  • Psychological trauma
  • Assessment and intervention techniques for mental health conditions

Current Projects

  • COMMEND: A feasibility study and randomised controlled trial of acceptance and COMmitment therapy for people with Motor nEuroN Disease
  • I-Socialise: Investigating SOcial Competence and Isolation in children with Autism taking part in LEGO-based therapy clubs In School Environments
  • Endometrial Scratch: The Endometrial Scratch Trial